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Thursday, February 25, 2021

information technology and computer science news

U.S. Federal Reserve Suffers Disruption of ‘Fedwire’ Payment System

The United States Federal Reserve systems suffered a widespread disruption to multiple services for several hours on Feb. 24 due to an "operational error." According...

Popular Chrome Extension ‘The Great Suspender’ Contains Malware

Thursday, Google disabled the popular tab-management extension The Great Suspender because it contained malware.  It was also removed from the Chrome web store and...

WhatsApp’s Updated Terms of Service Makes Sharing Data With Facebook Mandatory

Mobile messaging platform WhatsApp has updated its privacy policy and terms of service that force its user to share information with Facebook and its...

UK users with EU Domains Suspended Because of Brexit

EURid, the registry manager for .eu domains, has suspended more than 80,000 domains held by UK citizens and organizations as a result of the...

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